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Premier League most assists: 2020/21 standings for Playmaker Award

By Squawka News

Most assists Premier League: 2020/21 season Playmaker Award

Published: 20:00, 17 October 2020

The Premier League is blessed with some of the best creators in the world and they will be fighting it out again in the 2020/21 season to win the Playmaker Award.

Kevin De Bruyne claimed the award for the third time in 2019/20, recording 20 assists over the campaign, equalling Thierry Henry’s record for the most in a single Premier League season.

It was a comfortable win in the end for De Bruyne – who was recently named the PFA Player of the Year – finishing seven assists clear of his closest rival, Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold.

But Tottenham’s Harry Kane has launched himself into an early lead after helping himself to six so far, just one shy of his best return ever in 2016/17, and we’re only four games into the new season. Jack Grealish and John McGinn meanwhile have both raced into joint-second after helping themselves to three and one assist respectively in the shock 7-2 demolition of Liverpool before the international break.

Check back here throughout the season to see just how the race for the 2020/21 Premier League Playmaker Award pans out…

Most assists Premier League 2020/21 season: Table standings

Players with the same amount of assists are separated by minutes played. List correct as of 17/10/2020.

Position Player Assists Minutes Played
1st Harry Kane 6 354
2nd John McGinn 3 270
3rd Jack Grealish 3 270
4th James Rodriguez 3 421
5th Ben Chilwell 2 180
6th Daniel Podence 2 237
7th Pablo Fornals 2 335
8th Matheus Pereira 2 340
9th Aaron Cresswell 2 360
10th Timothy Castagne 2 360


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